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29 dead, 42 injured in 2 separate mass shootings in Dayton and El Paso in US

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29 people have been declared dead by police in the US states of Texas and Ohio after two separate mass shooting incidents at a Walmart store in El Paso Texas and A night club in Downtown Dayton, Ohio.

26 people were also injured in the Texas shooting while the number of injured in the Dayton shooting is 16.

Police shot dead the teenage shooter at Downtown Dayton while the El Paso shooter, named as 21 year old Patrick Crusius is said to have surrendered to police who have him in custody now.

MASS SHOOTINGS IN UNITED STATES

This is a list of known mass shootings in the United States that have occurred in 2019. Mass shootings are incidents involving multiple victims of firearm-related violence. The precise inclusion criteria are disputed, and there is no broadly accepted definition.

Gun Violence Advice, a nonprofit research group that tracks shootings and their characteristics in the United States, defines a mass shooting as: an incident in which four or more people, excluding the perpetrator(s), are shot in one location at roughly the same time.

As of August 4th, 2019, 251 mass shootings have occurred in 2019 that fit the inclusion criteria of this article, resulting in 1,032 people being shot. Of those people, 180 have died. This averages out to 1.2 shootings per day

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